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ABCD celebrates 50 years of success 

11/13/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

Ling-Mei Wong | Monday, November 12, 2012 

The Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) 50th Anniversary Gala took place at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Nov. 2. More than 1,200 supporters turned out for a night of live jazz.

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Tracked down: Bianca de la Garza, Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman 

11/5/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala

By Gayle Fee And Laura Raposa With Megan Johnson

Monday, November 5, 2012

Natalie Cole serenading 1,200 people with a performance...

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ABCD draws a crowd for Natalie Cole 

11/5/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

Action for Boston Community Development, the antipoverty agency better known as ABCD...

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Natalie Cole celebrates ABCD’s 50 years 

10/31/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

Grammy winner Natalie Cole didn’t give us an official set list for her performance at Friday’s ABCD 50th Anniversary Gala, but she promised that she’ll play what people want to hear. “The most expected song is ‘Unforgettable.’ As long as they hear ‘Unforgettable’ . . .” she said, with a laugh, of the hit made famous by her dad, Nat King Cole. 

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Natalie Cole to headline ABCD 50th anniversary gala  

10/26/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala Natalie Cole

The anti-poverty agency Action for Boston Community Development is marking a half-century of serving low-income residents of Greater Boston with a gala celebration at Boston Marriott Copley Place.

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We hear: Conor Kennedy, Taylor Swift, Queen Latifah and more... 

9/28/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

By Inside Track
Friday, September 28, 2012 

That Queen Latifah will not take the stage at ABCD’s 50th Anniversary Gala on Nov. 2 due to “scheduling conflicts.”

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Natalie Cole "In The News" 

9/27/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Grammy award-winning singer Natalie Cole has agreed to perform at the Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) 50th anniversary gala on Nov. 2...

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We hear: Paula Abdul, Queen Latifah, Terrence McNally... 

9/4/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

By Gayle Fee And Laura Raposa With Megan Johnson
Sunday, September 2, 2012 

That Queen Latifah will headline Action For Boston Community Development’s...

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C is for celebs in ABCD’s fundraising 

6/18/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala

By Erin Smith
Sunday, June 17, 2012

Boston’s oldest anti-poverty group has revamped its image into a glitz and glamor fundraising machine — turning to the celebrity star power of Queen Latifah and Celtics [team stats] coach Doc Rivers — to combat shrinking government funding.

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